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Not Just Pandas – 36 Hours in Chengdu

Chengdu might look like a typically gray Chinese metropolis of skyscrapers and chaotic traffic, but beneath the concrete exterior is one of China’s most inviting, charming cities. Life moves just a little more slowly here. The teahouses fill up quickly on weekends…

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Recent Traveler Testimonial

One of our travelers recently sent the following cover letter with their trip evaluation. We are happy to share such a wonderful report. I am pleased to return the evaluation for our recently completed trip. As with our previous experience with China Advocates, the…

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International Taiji and Yoga Festival

On June 21, 2015, China is hosting the first International taiji and yoga festival in the historic Dujiangyan, to celebrate international Yoga day. Located in the hills outside Chengdu, the natural beauty and serenity has attracted Buddhists and Taoists who built…

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A Morning in the Heart of Beijing

Greetings from Beijing, I spent the morning at Zhongshan Park, west of the Forbidden City. This is my childhood playground where my dad took me ice skating in the winter. There are magnificent cypresses here as old as the Imperial Palace. The corner tower, the city…

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Walk in Shanghai: China’s unbridled dynamism

Walk in Shanghai from JT Singh on Vimeo. In this unique time-lapse video of Shanghai, JT Singh leads us through the world-class dynamic city of Shanghai. A wonderful artistic interpretation from a local resident. “‘Walk in Shanghai’ is only an introductory tour of…

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What Celebrities Love About China

Last night’s Met Costume Institute Gala embraced the theme “China: Through the Looking Glass,” allowing Conde Nast Traveler the perfect opportunity to interview celebrities from Madonna to Usher about their travel habits and latest trip to Asia. See the photos and…

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Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La

“Representing the meticulous and ambitious work of an all-Chinese film company led by award-winning filmmaker, Xi Zhinong, this spectacular film is the true story of a family of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys living in the highest forests in the world. Only recently…

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